Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. to Feature its Star Products at San Diego Comic Con

Jul 21st 2010


Company to Feature its Global Phenomenon Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's TRADING CARD GAME
and Make Your Own Token Card at Annual Convention


EL SEGUNDO, CA – (July 21, 2010) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KDE) offers an exceptional array of activities that will appeal to attendees of all ages at this month's San Diego Comic Con International (booth #3713) from July 21st – July 25th. Showcasing their world's best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), the KDE booth is sure to be a must see during the course of the world-renowned four day show.

Looking for a one-of-a-kind way to show their true Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG spirit, attendees won't want to miss the opportunity to make a Yu-Gi-Oh! Token Card right at the booth. Once there, they can choose from four different card backgrounds, or pose with Yusei Fudo himself, to create their own personalized Token Card – suitable for use during Duels!

Attendees should be sure to sidle up to the seven-foot tall Star Dragon sculpture for a picture perfect pose or try out the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's DUEL TERMINAL arcade-style machine that plays and teaches the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, and dispenses cards to players.

Additionally, there will be a wide variety of video games published by Konami Digital Entertainment to play, including two brand-new Yu-Gi-Oh! titles available to demo for the first time.

Attendees can also stop by the booth throughout the show and get game demonstrations, walk away with cool giveaways and then go play in a multitude of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's TRADING CARD GAME tournaments for a chance to get even more fun prizes. The Marriott's Marina Ballroom E will host numerous tournaments and Duels. Throughout Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, KDE is hosting a variety of Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG tournaments and activities that appeal to beginners and to expert players alike. These include Win-A-Mats, Regional Qualifiers, and Dragon Duel Tournaments. A complete schedule is available at www.yugioh-card.com.

San Diego Comic Con hours:

Wednesday, July 21: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Preview Night; some activities not available)
Thursday, July 22: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, July 23: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 24: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 25: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information on Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME please visit www.yugioh-card.com.

About The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG

The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is the #1 trading card game in the world with over 22 billion cards sold. It is a game of strategy, where players create individual Decks of cards collected from Structure Decks and Booster Packs. Two players engage in a Duel while using cards that represent powerful monsters, magical Spells and surprising Traps. Duelists with well-constructed Decks, dominating monsters, solid strategy and good fortune are the victors in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is the exclusive licensee and rights holder to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in North America and Latin America.

About Konami

Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties and traditional trading card games. Konami's software titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. Konami is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 22 billion cards worldwide. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.Konami.com. Konami Corporation is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. Konami Corporation is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.

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